Governor
Jeff Landry

Chairman
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux

Executive Director
Jim Craft

Our Mission

The Mission of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement (LCLE) is to improve the operations of the criminal justice and juvenile justice system and promote public safety by providing progressive leadership and coordination within the criminal justice community.

One Voice for Law Enforcement

The agency provides a forum for all elements of the criminal justice system to come together in common cause and to develop multi-agency programs which serve the needs of a wide range of criminal justice organizations, support proven, critical, or innovative operational initiatives through the grant programs administered by the agency, promote the highest professional and ethical standards in law enforcement through high quality training programs, and to provide quality services to the criminal justice community and victims of crime within the framework of state and federal law and policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Criminal Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer pursuant to the requirement of federal and state law.  Applications for employment are handled through the Department of State Civil Service.

Latest News

BJA Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce that the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program application period opens today, Wednesday April 24, 2024. All applications must be submitted online at Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership: Login (usdoj.gov) by 6:00 pm Eastern Time on Monday, June 10, 2024.

The purpose of the BVP Program is to reimburse states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes, i.e., jurisdictions, for up to 50 percent of the cost of body armor vests purchased for law enforcement officers. Please see the new BVP Fact Sheet for detailed information on the BVP Program. In addition, updated BVP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found at https://www.ojp.gov/program/bulletproof-vest-partnership/faqs, and detailed guides and training materials for the BVP application process and the payment request process can be found at BVP Program Resources.

Detailed information can be found in the BVP FAQs.

Upcoming Commission Meetings

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Register for Upcoming Events

LCLE Training Events are starting up again!

Click the link below to see the evergrowing list of training events and enroll today!

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Public Records Request

For official public records requests under the Public Records Law, please submit your request in writing to the following records custodian for records in the custody of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement (LCLE).